Under the chairmanship of Dr Harold Elletson, the motion posed in this year’s plenary debate was 'This House believes 21st Century skills aren’t being taught - and they should be’. The future of education and t... Read More
OEB 2015 keynote speaker David Price, a learning futurist and best-selling author, hosted a Twitter chat around the theme: How will we work, live and learn in the future?
Co-founder of the culture change company We Do Things Differently, and Senio... Read More
SmileUrbo is an award-winning, interactive role-playing game with a difference.
Imagine this scenario in your town: unemployment is rising, young people are leaving, and infant mortality is increasing. The ... Read More
It was 1981 and I was 11 years old. I convinced my parents to buy me my first computer: a Commodore VIC 20. It cost $300 and I paid for half of it with my paper route earnings. It was a computer built into a k... Read More
We last heard from startup TechSpaghetti when they pitched their creative education approach to the OEB 2014 audience. We’ve caught up with the teacher and entrepreneur duo to hear about the successful launch of their first app: ToonSpaghetti. Released earlier... Read More
It seemed broadly accepted amongst industry players at ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN that the last 20 years have been characterised by disruption in the form of new technology. From the data revolution to advances in per... Read More
The once-familiar sound of a chirruping dial-up connection is now a distant memory for most, or totally unknown to those who have grown up in the years since broadband became the norm (in the UK, broadband subs... Read More
The necessity of the college degree is beginning to be questioned. With youth unemployment in Europe at 24% in 2013 and thousands of graduates coming out of university every year without jobs to go into, there is an increasing feeling that there is a missing l... Read More